Rock Climbing Instructor / RCI - Training Course

This practical 3 day training course will cover new skills required to supervise novice groups on single pitch crags. In addition, personal climbing plays a big part of the course. A typical training course outline will look like this:


Day 1

We spend the day looking at your personal rock climbing skills with emphasis on your technical skills such as lead climbing and belay construction. Access and conservation issues will be part of Day 1.

Day 2

We will look at all aspects of group management and new techniques for looking after novices in rock climbing as well as abseiling.

Day 3

We will cover all aspects of indoor climbing at our local Indoor climbing wall. Please note that the cost of entry is £6. At the end of the day we will do individual debriefs so that you know what to work on for Assessment.

Course Ratio

The ratio of instructors to participants on this course is 1:4.

Course Price

The cost of this course is £250 per person (Non Residential)


  • 27th - 29th March 2023
  • 8th - 10th May 2023
  • 24th - 26th July 2023

Please contact us for more dates & availability

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